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RE: Running the daemon on Windows 2003

From: Brian Marsh <b.marsh_at_anansi.co.uk>
Date: 2004-11-28 23:07:28 CET

Cheers, that appears to have done the trick!

Brian

-----Original Message-----
From: John Szakmeister [mailto:john@szakmeister.net]
Sent: 28 November 2004 21:55
To: Brian Marsh
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Running the daemon on Windows 2003

Brian Marsh wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have been struggling over this for a few days now. I need to run the
> SVN over a network, and the way that I can work out should be easiest
> over our Windows Domain is to run the svnserve.exe daemon.
> The actual daemon runs fine and everything appears to work in my test
> environment. What I can't do though, is load the daemon as a windows
> server 2003 service. When I try to run the daemon as a service, it
> just refuses to start. I get an error 1053 telling me that the service
> did not respond to the start request. I get this behaviour in both
> versions 1.0.9 and 1.1.1 so I just wondered whether anyone else had
> any experience with running the SVN server in this type of environment
> and had any ideas that I might try to get it run.

svnserve is not a Win32 service. You need to use another tool to help make it run as one. Fortunately, someone has done this for us:
  http://dark.clansoft.dk/~mbn/svnservice/

-John

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